Luxury Beachfront Condo with Elevator - Summer/Fall Discounts

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View of sunset from condo patio


Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Gulfsands is one of the premier low density complexes and one of the most highly sought after condo complexes on Anna Maria Island. Gulfsands is nestled amidst numerous swaying palm trees with beautifully manicured grounds, and is located directly on a huge white, sugar sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. The condo is a private airy corner unit from which you view the beach plus the dolphins, manatee, pelicans and other waterfowl in the Gulf. The Island is an established bird sanctuary.
The condo has just been refurbished and upgraded to include new granite counter tops throughout, new kitchen cabinets, new appliances, new tile floors throughout, new dining room furniture, new living room furniture, new bedroom furniture and new bathroom facilities. Free Wireless Internet, Free Long Distance Calls to USA and Canada, and Free Deluxe Cable TV are provided. The unit has several large flat screen TV's. Commercial size washer and dryer are located within the condo. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, glasses, pots/pans, and silverware. All bedding, sheets, pillows and bath and beach towels are provided.
There is a new enclosed large heated swimming pool. There is covered parking for two vehicles and a private storage closet that has beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach toys, and pool floats.
Anna Maria Island is known for its incredible restaurants and shopping, and there is access nearby to first class golf courses, deep sea fishing, kayaking, jet skis, para-sailing, and paddle boarding. There is continuous free island shuttle buses to all local attractions, stores and restaurants.
GulfSands is located about 20 minutes from the Bradenton/Sarasota Airport, about 45 minutes from the Tampa Airport, and 90 minutes from the Orlando Airport.


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Ask Owner...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Other (See Description): 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa opens to queen-size bed...moreless

  • King size in master bedroom and Queen size in second bedroom

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Enhanced Cable package...moreless

  • Television:

    47' flat screen TV in Living Room and 32' flat screen TV in Master Bedroom....moreless


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Dialup Access
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Leather Sofa plus 2 Leather recliner chairs...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided for bathrooms and pool/beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New Appliances and Granite Countertops throughout....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Launch your own or many rentals...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Numerous quality courses nearby...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Largest Pool on Island for our 16 unit complex...moreless

  • Heated Pool

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates



Require $200 Non-Refundable Deposit with remaining rent paid at least 30 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Manatee Golf Club
90 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 75

Car: Not Necessary

Broadway Plays, Ringling Brothers Museum, Mote Aquarium,


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Retired Healthcare CEO who enjoys golf, long walks on the beach, and eating at class restaurants with my toes in the white sugar sand.

Why the Owner Chose Holmes Beach, FL, USA:
In southern Florida where I can enjoy year round warmth.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Largest private pool on Island, private covered parking, watching the sunset from my balcony, walking directly onto 300 feet of white sand into the Gulf of Mexico or walking on 6 miles of beach with white, sugar sand.

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Speaks: english



  • View of sunset from condo patio

    View of sunset from condo patio

  • View from our patio of the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

    View from our patio of the beach and Gulf of Mexico.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Luxury Beachfront Condo with Elevator - Summer/Fall Discounts

Holmes Beach, FL, USA #396709

2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

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